Legislators and the rest of the policy crowd that hang out in the state capitols are again coming in for the unsolicited advice from the national editorial writers who want to influence processes on a variety of topics, including food safety.
President Obama announced today that he will address the nation on Thursday evening, November 20, 2014, to announce the executive actions he will be taking on immigration reform. A follow up speech is scheduled for Friday in Las Vegas, Nevada, to provide additional details regarding his plan.
Word is, immigration reform could come as soon as this week. That, of course, would come in the form of executive action from President Barack Obama. But what might it look like? How expansive can it really be if it comes in the form of executive action?
The end of 2014 is almost here. Next week Thanksgiving and before you know it New Years. Back in 2012 I made the following year end recommendations.
Even the best businesses cannot always keep every customer, employee, business partner, or other party happy at all times. Unfortunately, in this day and age, many of these disgruntled parties will choose to take their complaints public by posting disparaging information or content about a company online, which can cause significant damage.
BigLaw labor and employment firm Jackson Lewis says that it is eliminating the billable hour in 2015 for its associates, who will now be measured on client service, responsiveness, and efficiency as well as how good a team player they are and how committed they are to pro bono work.
Big data is now big business. In recent years, due to the exponential growth of databases (spurred at least in part by social media and cloud storage) and of the capability of technology to undertake data analytics on a massive scale, organisations have started to appreciate the potential hidden value that could be derived from their data.
After being hit with a data breach, the last thing a company might want is the scrutiny of the union representing its employees affected by the incident.
It amazes me that so many law firm websites say the same thing. Like we “are client focused”, “care about our clients”, “efficient”, “responsive”, “client’s interest comes first”, etc., etc. Your firm may actually do and emphasize all these attributes. Problem is, how will prospects know that before hiring you.